September 8, 1986
Case: José Carrasco
International editor of the magazine Análisis in Santiago, Chile, and correspondent of the Mexican newspaper Uno Más Uno.
Two armed masked men burst into his home in Santiago early in the morning and, in front of his teenage children, they dragged him out and then drove him away. Against a wall at the local cemetery he was shot 13 times.
On September 29, 2006 sentenced were Alvaro Corbalán, former chief of the Chilean Secret Police (CNI), to 18 years in prison; Jorge Vargas Bories and Iván Quiroz Ruiz, to 13 years; Pedro Guzmán Olivares, Gonzalo Maas del Valle, Krantz Bauer Donoso, Jorge Jofré Rojas and Juan Jorquera Abarzúa, former police officers, to 8 years, on charges of aggravated homicide. Víctor Lara Cataldo, René Valdovinos Morales, Víctor Muñoz Orellana, Eduardo Chávez Baeza, Carlos Fachinetti López and José Meneses Arcauz were sentenced to 5 years and 1 day for their participation in the crime.
On December 28, 2007 the Santiago Ninth Appeals Court upheld the sentences.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Alvaro Corbalán, Jorge Vargas Bories, Iván Quiroz Ruiz, Pedro Guzmán Olivares, Gonzalo Maas del Valle, Krantz Bauer Donoso, Jorge Jofré Rojas, Juan Jorquera Abarzúa, Víctor Lara Cataldo, René Valdovinos Morales, Víctor Muñoz Orellana, Eduardo Chávez Baeza, Carlos Fachinetti López and José Meneses Arcauz.
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)
Killed with the journalist were another three persons, crimes for which the accused were also convicted and sentenced.